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Tuesday, 12 July 2022 at 8.15pm
John Huston Season
  • Drama
  • 1948
  • USA
  • B&W
  • 128 mins.
 

A spellbinding look at what greed does to men’s souls in one of Hollywood’s greatest films......

In a Mexican doss-house, an old weathered prospector explains digging for gold to a down-on-his-luck fellow American: “I know what gold does to men’s souls… Going it alone is the best way, but you got to have a stomach for loneliness – some guys go nutty with it. On the other hand, with a partner too is dangerous – murder’s always lurking about... As long as there’s no find, the noble brotherhood will last. But when the piles of gold begin to grow, that’s when the trouble starts”. These foreboding words captivatingly play out in one of Hollywood’s true masterpieces, “The Treasure of the Sierra Madre”, a provocative adventure film widely considered to be among the best ever made. Winner of three Oscars (and a Best Picture nomination), the American Film Institute (AFI) named it the 30th Greatest American Film of All-Time and the 67th Most Thrilling. A timeless movie, “The Treasure of the Sierra Madre” always proves to be as entertaining as a movie can get.

Director:

 
John Huston

Cinematographer:

 
Ted. D. McCord

Screenplay:

 
John Huston (Screenplay) B. Traven (Novel)

Cast:

 
Humphrey Bogart Water Huston Tim Holt Bruce Bennet

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